Solgar Saw Palmetto Berry Extract contains extracts from the berries growing on the saw palmetto fan palm which have a long history of usage for both men and women.
Saw Palmetto's benefits include diuretic, urinary antiseptic and appetite stimulant properties. Saw Palmetto extracts for men work by inhibiting production of dihydrotestosterone, a form of testosterone that contributes to enlarge of the prostate. This may also enhance sexual functioning and sexual desire.
Saw Palmetto berry is often recommended clinically to treat benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH).
Saw Palmetto for womens benefits are also attributable to its ability to inhibit DHT, an inflammatory hormone that disturbs hair production. It is this reason that saw palmetto for hair loss may help improve this condition. Saw Palmetto supplements ability to treat BPH may have far-reaching implications for the treatment of female hormonal dysfunctions especially polycystic ovaries which is associated with elevated DHT and female hormones and may be very responsive to saw palmetto.
Directions: As a food supplement, take One Saw Palmetto capsule daily, preferably at mealtime, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
FREE OF: Gluten, Wheat, Dairy, Soya, Yeast, Preservatives, Sweeteners, Artificial Flavours or Colours.
Not intended for use by pregnant or nursing women. If you are taking any medications or have any medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product.
Each vegetable capsule provide: Saw Palmetto Berry Powder 300 mg, Standardised Saw Palmetto Berry Powdered Extract 150 mg (67.5 mg 45% free fatty acids). Vegetable Capsule Shell: hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose. Bulking Agents: maltodextrin, gum arabic, hydroxypropyl cellulose, microcrystalline cellulose. Anti-caking Agents: silicon dioxide, vegetable magnesium stearate. Antioxidant (powdered blend* of beta-carotene and ascorbic acid).
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